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  1. All 15,000 PLA parade tickets are snapped up in two hours

    Posted Jul 26th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... that the PLA should not hold a parade next year if it could not make more tickets available. The sale of tickets began 30 minutes early at 8am, as a queue of more than 1,000 people circled the Central barracks. The parade is the first showcase of the PLA's military might for Hong Kong citizens since the 1997 handover. Shao Pai-shing, a 76-year-old grandfather who began queueing ...

  2. Real dog's life as British sailor

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Diane Anderson

    ... Diane Anderson Legend Just Nuisance is the only dog to have been a member of Britain's Royal Navy. The legendary animal, as tall as a man when standing on his hind legs, he is still ... the navy signed him on as a seaman. This allowed him to travel for free. Marriage Just Nuisance was married to another Great Dane, Adinda, and they had five puppies. Two puppies were auctioned ...

  3. PLA opens its doors to press pack

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... development. 'It is a good chance to show journalists the state of the PLA, its training and the thinking of the soldiers,' he said. However, Geng remained tight-lipped when asked about ...

  4. PLA anniversary honour a heavy cross to bear

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... but for a tough PLA soldier, obviously only a heavy brick will do. The men have been doing this under a burning sun for up to six hours a day without rest or allowance for a toilet break. Weaklings who ...

  5. Ministry waits for result on possible 2003 bird flu case

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing The Health Ministry is still waiting for the results of tests on samples of a PLA soldier who died in 2003 to confirm whether he died from bird flu, ministry ... Organisation and the public once the results were available. He said the eight scientists had applied for funds to continue to study the PLA soldier, who showed symptoms similar to Sars but tested ...

  6. Style meter

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela HOT Bright, colourful blazers A nice alternative to black. Just make sure you wear neutrals underneath. Checked dresses Belt them and wear them with boots for a casual look. Wraparound straps on shoes Gives a sexy edge without going overboard on the dominatrix theme. Navy Chic and understated, especially for the winter. NOT Oversized woolly knits Unless you want to look ...

  7. Tie Break

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Solve the knotty problem of which tie to wear by choosing one of these elegant examples. Leather by Hermes HK$7,000 Green horseshoe by Hermes HK$1,200 Pink by Dunhill HK$895 Blue stripe by Hugo Boss from Lane Crawford HK$650 Boar-print by Ralph Lauren HK$850 Navy stripe by Ermenegildo Zegna HK$1,500 Pink and blue by Dunhill HK$895 Black stripe by Armani Collezioni from Lane ...


    Posted May 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... IVAN TORPEY Formerly in Her Majesty's Service, the ex-Royal Navy sailor is the new rugby coach of Hong Kong. Last Sunday he watched Hong Kong in action for the first time, hosting ... (five) and Serena (two). What did you do in the Navy? I was a PT instructor and looked after the health and fitness of the sailors. I also coached the Royal Navy at rugby. Did you see any action? ...

  9. Big S satisfied wax Barbie has X factor

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... in with Andy Lau Tak-wah called Future X-Cops. The Taiwanese actress sized up her replica, dressed in the same navy blue special forces suit Hsu wears in the movie, and which she also wore to the wax ...

  10. A show of strength by Japan

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there to demonstrate their sovereign rights. In my opinion, Japan is making a big noise to show their power. Maybe they think the mainland's navy is weak. So they want to show off. But the most shameful ... the Editor Thank you for your letter, Yin-yan. I don't think we need to worry about whether or not China has a weak navy. China did not need to show its naval strength to Japan- it used other ...




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